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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, February 23, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - September 8, 18 and 22, 2008. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0059R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH FRANK MADDEN & ASSOCIATES FOR LEGAL SERVICES RELATED TO LABOR NEGOTIATIONS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000. (TABLED 2/10) -- PASSED 7-2 (Gardner, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0084R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH INTER-CITY OIL COMPANY, INC., FOR BOTH BULK AND SERVICE STATION FUELS AND DELIVERY SERVICE AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2009 FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,200,000. (TABLED 2/10) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR FEDORA             (FINANCE)


09-0133R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SIP 2008 FOR LAKESIDE-NORWOOD. -- PASSED

 

09-0134R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SIP 2008 FOR MORLEY HEIGHTS. -- PASSED

 

09-0135R -RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SIP 2008 FOR FAIRMOUNT NORTH. -- PASSED

 

09-0136R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SIP 2008 FOR LAKESIDE-ROCKVIEW. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-0112R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO GRANDMA’S MARATHON - DULUTH, INC., CANAL PARK DRIVE AND BUCHANAN STREET. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER             (PERSONNEL)


09-0126R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH MIDWEST EAP SOLUTIONS, INC. TO PROVIDE EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SERVICES FOR THE CITY FOR YEAR 2009 AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $8,976. -- PASSED


09-0127R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH SUPE RIORUSA BENEFITS CORPORATION TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES FOR A FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PLAN FOR THE CITY FOR YEAR 2009 AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $14,860. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER   (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0119R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SECOND AMENDMENT TO SKYWALK AGREEMENT WITH IRET PROPERTIES PERTAINING TO THE LIVINGSTON’S BUILDING. -- PASSED


09-0120R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A TRANSFER OF $10,231 FROM THE 2006 HUD CDBG CONTINGENCY ACCOUNT TO THE 2008 HUD CDBG PROGRAM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STREET ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. -- PASSED


09-0130R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF THE CLAIM OF AMERICAN VOYAGEUR MOTEL, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $456,000. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0103R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0134 AND CITY CONTRACT C-20060 WITH MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL AND ENGINEERING SERVICES RELATED TO THE WATER, WASTEWATER AND GAS UTILITY SCADA SYSTEM, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $219,491 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $322,713.59. -- PASSED


09-0108R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH MANEY INTERNATIONAL, INC., FOR OEM PARTS, SUPPLIES AND LABOR AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2009 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $60,000. -- PASSED


09-0110R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH LARSON CHEVROLET-OLDSMOBILE, INC., FOR OEM PARTS AND LABOR FOR GENERAL MOTORS VEHICLES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2009 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED


09-0111R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH NORTHSTAR FORD, LLC, FOR OEM FORD PARTS AND LABOR AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2009 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $40,000. -- PASSED


09-0115R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH TWIN PORT MAILING FOR POSTAGE AND DAILY MAILING SERVICES DURING YEAR 2009 FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $205,200. -- PASSED

 

09-0123R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 08-0497 AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH SALO ENGINEERING, INC. FOR THE YEAR 2009 MUNICIPAL STATE AID PROJECT LOCATED ON WOODLAND AVENUE BETWEEN KENT ROAD AND ARROWHEAD ROAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $138,779.31 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $514,905.88. -- PASSED


09-0124R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 07-0547 AWARDING A CONTRACT TO KRECH OJARD & ASSOCIATES FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR YEAR 2008 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR LAKESIDE - ROCKVIEW IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,981.96 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $205,181.96. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0113R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES IN CANAL PARK ON JUNE 20, 2009, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GRANDMA'S MARATHON AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS. -- PASSED


09-0114R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH MINNESOTA POWER, A DIVISION OF ALLETE, INC., FOR THE INSTALLATION OF 31 EMERGENCY SIREN POLES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $40,000. -- PASSED


09-0116R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS FOR COMPUTER-AIDED DISPATCH SYSTEM ACCESS IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,160. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0104R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT BETWEEN DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709 AS FISCAL HOST FOR DULUTH IEIC. -- PASSED


09-0121R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH FOND DU LAC TRIBE OF LAKE SUPERIOR PROVIDING FOR USE OF THE WASHINGTON RECREATION CENTER FOR SENIOR ACTIVITY PROGRAMMING. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

09-0140R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR UMD DUCKS UNLIMITED. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                  (PERSONNEL)


09-0137R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF MARK WINSON AS THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

09-0138R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF LISA POTSWALD AS THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

09-0128R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AGREEMENT WITH MA & POP’S 4TH STREET MARKET, INC. AND THE EXECUTION OF A SATISFACTION OF MORTGAGE. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0131R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REQUEST TO AMEND CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 27 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-B, ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, AND S, SUBURBAN, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON BOTH SIDES OF SUNDBY ROAD, NORTH OF PAGE STREET (MISSION DEVELOPMENT LLC/ARROWHEAD COMMERCIAL PARTNERS, LLC). (REPLACEMENT) -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORD. 09-006 ON 3/9


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0132R - RESOLUTION SETTING INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT PRIORITIES FOR FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDING. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0117R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH CAR TRUCK CITY FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF TWO 2009 CHEVROLET SILVERADO EXTENDED CAB 4X4 PICKUP TRUCKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $48,299.61. -- PASSED 5-4 (Cuneo, Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


09-0118R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH NELSON AUTO CENTER FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF TWO 2009 GMC SAVANNA 1-TON CARGO VANS IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,612.31. -- FAILED 3-6 (Anderson, Eckenberg, Krause)

 

09-0122R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY AND TO ENTER INTO A LOAN/GRANT AGREEMENT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE LAKESIDE INTERCEPTOR SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW (SSO) STORAGE FACILITY - BASIN #2 AT 20TH AVENUE EAST AND WATER STREET. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0129R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH SEH, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE LAKEWALK EAST EXTENSION, PHASE III, ESTIMATED AT $80,300. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0125R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FROM FEMA IN THE AMOUNT OF $184,314 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SECURING AND INSTALLING TWO-WAY VIDEO CONFERENCING EQUIPMENT IN FIRE HALLS AND COMMITTING LOCAL SHARE. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-004-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 18 AND 21 OF THE CITY CHARTER TO ALLOW APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL OFFICERS AND TO AUTHORIZE ADOPTION OF JOB SPECIFICATIONS BY RESOLUTION. (TABLED 2/10) -- FAILED 8-1  (Gardner) [Charter amendments need a unanimous vote (9-0) to pass]


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-003-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER IV, SECTION 21, OF THE CITY CHARTER RELATING TO POLITICAL ACTIVITIES OF CITY EMPLOYEES.  (TABLED 2/10) -- FAILED 6-3 (Fedora, Fosle, Krause) [Charter amendments need a unanimous vote (9-0) to pass]


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-006-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 27 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-B, ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, AND S, SUBURBAN, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON BOTH SIDES OF SUNDBY ROAD, NORTH OF PAGE STREET (MISSION DEVELOPMENT, LLC/ARROWHEAD COMMERCIAL PARTNERS, LLC). (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                  (PERSONNEL)


09-005-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2-44 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, BY MODIFYING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION.  (AMENDMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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